When we were in Vancouver last week we went to Granville Island and, browsing amongst the craft stalls, I found a lovely pendant which I bought as a present for myself. I've got a weakness for Murano glass anyway - I already have very different two pendants from Murano - and this is in a typical Italian style: millefiore. I've only ever seen this style of glass-making either in Italy or, more surprisingly, in Caithness, Scotland. Not sure if Caithness Glass still produces millefiore paperweights ... but I remember them from a visit there as a child in the 1970's.
So, here's my necklace:
I just need to sort the clasp out (it has the tiniest lobster claw I've ever seen!) and then I'll have a very wearable necklace that goes with a lot of my wardrobe (turquoises and reds).
I've got a few projects underway at the moment - the sweater that I'm knitting is a longer term project - but I'm also working on some summer birthday presents.
Watch this space!